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. and this is why. terrifying scenes on the ground. the view from a car window in indiana. and this, a monster funnel cloud just outside louisville. and this is what it sounds like on the ground. [ sirens ] those sirens blazing out their alarms. as we said, our team is spread across the storm zone. and we're going to begin now with abc's meteorologist, ginger zee, in jasper, indiana. she's been traveling alongside this storm all day. ginger? >> reporter: diane, at least six are dead across the region tonight. that number will rise. it is not rare to see tornadoes this time of year. but to see an outbreak of this magnitude certainly is, and it is not over. devastating twisters, sweeping through the heartland tonight. this one bearing down on louisville, kentucky. [ sirens ] >> we're now looking and seeing this tight rotation here. >> reporter: warnings like this, heard from the ohio valley to the deep south. all day, long-track supercell storms breeding clusters of tornadoes, racing at 70 miles per hour, destroying homes and leaving dozens injured or dead. in henryville, indiana, the damage has
's meteorologist jinser zee is in the hard-hit community of henryville, indiana, tonight. jinser. >> reporter: diane, i am standing inside someone's living room. you can see the kitchen behind me but what you can't see is the front of the house, it was taken with one of those strong tornadoes. and tonight we have new video and new images that will shock you and tell you just how forceful those tornados were. >> oh, no. >> reporter: terror caught on tape as monster tornadoes beared down on american towns. new snapshots of panic. >> come on, go, go, get down, get down. >> reporter: and prayer. >> take it away from my home. take it away from this town. >> reporter: charlotte hall, the woman on that tape, tells abc's matt gutman her house is still standing and so is she. >> so what made you say that and it was so -- >> because i knew that it would work. >> reporter: today, parts of indiana, kentucky and tennessee woke up to another dose of mother nature's power, snow. blankets the rubble of hundreds of crushed house, creating new headaches for residents trying to dig out. >> now i got nothing. >>
million. and indiana, $1.7 billion. indiana, according to the u.s. department of labor, seems to have a real problem with doling out a lot of money in what they called improper payments. >> well, that's just poppycock. >> reporter: he says in indiana, much of the problem is people failing to register with the state jobs board before getting money. >> i don't think these can be characterized as improper payments. >> reporter: but the federal government stands pat. saying those safeguards prevent wrongful payments. >> we're holding them accountable to that. and we're saying you're not closing the gap when it comes to improper payments. >> reporter: the idea, making it that much harder for people like the chopper and others, to take your money right to the bank. >> so, mark, what's the labor department going to do about it? >> reporter: diane, one idea is to simply hand over the names of everybody who's actually received an improper payment to the irs and let the irs confiscate tax refunds. it's an idea that's gaining steam and already working in several states. and as a result of this s
henryville, indiana, stephanie decker heard it. >> i knew it was coming. i knew that just staying in your home, wasn't going to work. >> reporter: grabbing her 8-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter, she dove into the basement. combining grit with good sense, she grabbed a comforter, wrapping them up and covering them with her body. >> my daughter's like, i don't like this. i know, honey. i could see the wind. i could see it blowing. and the window blew out. and the house started to move. >> reporter: moments later, the 8,000-square-foot home imploded in a cascade of debris, crushing stephanie's legs. >> i knew if i didn't get help soon, i was not going to make it. i was going to bleed out. >> reporter: but her children, unscathed. and it was for them that stephanie forced herself to stay conscious. >> they needed me. they had to have me. so, i had to figure out what to do. and my son is a hero. he went to go get help. >> to look at it, you wouldn't think anybody could survive. >> reporter: today, in the rubble of her house, her in-laws told me how alone in the dark, stephanie took out he
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